Melanie Downes & Steve Troyer

Melanie Downes is an inter-cultural worker with Global Interaction. She has been working amongst the Yawo in Malawi for the last 12 years. An animistic Islamic people group.

I am married to my beautiful wife Lizzy, and have four young adults / teenagers. We live on the sunny side of Lake Macquarie (in the Hunter Region). Everyone in my family loves rock climbing but me. We planted New Vine Lakes 12 years ago, and have since sent out two other church plants. I have been coaching church planters for the past five years. I love leading people to faith, moving in the gift of healing, and leading people to take hold of everything Jesus promised.